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THE POSSIBILITY AND POTENTIAL OF PUBLIC POLICY ON ACCESSIBILITY
Abstract The development of measures of accessibility has proceeded largely independently of concern for the ways in which public policy makers respond to analytic research. Academic interest inExpand
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‘Africanisation’ of South Africa’s international air links, 1994–2003
  • G. Pirie
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Transport Geography
  • 2 December 2004
Abstract In the first decade of democratic rule in South Africa scheduled commercial passenger flights across the country’s borders more than doubled. Additional flights served new African airExpand
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Reanimating a Comatose Goddess’: Reconfiguring Central Cape Town
  • G. Pirie
  • Political Science
  • 29 September 2007
Central Cape Town is no longer a tawdry, unsafe provincial enclave of day-time office workers, commuter shoppers and public administrators. After the decline since the 1980s due to suburban flight, aExpand
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Slaughter by Steam: Railway Subjugation of Ox-Wagon Transport in the Eastern Cape and Transkei, 1886-1910
The legendary part that humble ox wagons played in the penetration of the interior by white settlers has assured their place in South African history. Sketches and monuments galore glorify andExpand
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THE SIGHT AND SOUL OF SOPHIATOWN
URBAN slums have been studied by social scientists for a long time. The detached, quantitative approaches of these investigators typically depict slums in pathological metaphors with data fromExpand
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Virtuous mobility: moralising vs measuring geographical mobility in Africa
Mobility practices, discourse and measurement need rethinking in an age of energy shortages, environmental anxiety and virtual mobility. Standard numerical indexes and other proxies for geographicalExpand
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Incidental tourism: British Imperial air travel in the 1930s
Abstract Few air travellers along Britain's Empire air routes in the 1930s were intentional holidaymakers. Survey data and passenger profiles culled from other contemporary sources show that mostExpand
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